Home > Food > Life > TMC Family Recipe of the Week: Rocket & Pistachio Pesto Pasta Post author By The Mum Club Post date 4 May 2023 No Comments on TMC Family Recipe of the Week: Rocket & Pistachio Pesto Pasta TMC Family Recipe of the Week: Rocket & Pistachio Pesto Pasta The Mum Club4 May 2023 Ingredients 80 g wild rocket ½ a clove of garlic 50 g shelled unsalted pistachios olive oil 25 g Parmesan cheese , plus extra to serve 1 lemon 320 g asparagus 300 g dried linguine Method 1. Pick 70g of wild rocket into a pestle and mortar, then bash to a paste with a pinch of sea salt. 2. Peel and bash in ½ a clove of garlic, then pound in 50g of unshelled pistachios until fine. Muddle in 4 tablespoons of olive oil, finely grate in 25g of Parmesan, then squeeze in the juice of 1 lemon. Season to perfection with salt and black pepper, then taste and tweak the pesto to your liking. 3. Cook 300g of dried linguine in a pan of boiling water according to the packet instructions, then drain, reserving a mugful of starchy cooking water. 4. Meanwhile, snap off the woody ends from 320g of asparagus. Toss the pasta with the pesto, then using a speed-peeler, peel lengths of the asparagus into the pan, loosening with a splash of reserved cooking water, if needed. 5. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon of olive oil, and finish with the remaining 10g of rocket and a fine grating of Parmesan. Delicious served with a crunchy salad. The Mum Club4 May 2023 ← The Best Family Holidays to Book Now → TMC Family Recipe of the Week: Strawberry Peanut Butter Smoothie Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.